Jazz Venues and Organizations

JANUARY 2022
Bookings are subject to change, call to confirm.

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TO OUR JAZZ FANS:
Live Jazz is back at many of our venues, and concerts have been announced!
Remember everything is subject to change. Please call to confirm.

MUSICIANS & VENUES!
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SCOTTSDALE-EAST VALLEY

Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort, 1 San Marcos Place, Chandler 85225, 480-620-3941: Arizona Classic Jazz Society monthly events: 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sun. (Sept-May), $15 members, $20 non-members, under 18 free. (closed June-Aug); Jan. 23, TBA; Feb. 20-MARDI GRAS; Mar. 20, Apr. 24, May 22-TBA

Elks Lodge #2148, 6398 E Oak St, Scottsdale, AZ 85257-1102, (480) 946-9368, 7-9 pm, Wed., Havin’ Fun Big Band

Gold Bar Espresso, 3141 S. McClintock Drive, #6, Tempe, 480-839-3082, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fri, Jazz Alliance

Jazzbird Nights @ The Ravenscroft, Jazzbird Lounge, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com; Fridays, 6-9 pm, Free Admission; Jan 7, Alice Tatum featuring, Jon Murray-Bass, Racheal Gold-Keys, and Todd Chuba-Drums; Jan 14, Jerry Donato Band featuring Jerry Donato-saxophone, Mark DeCozio-piano, Ben Hedquist-bass, and Emerson Laffey-drums; Jan 21, Ioannis Goudelis-piano, Chris Finet-bass, and Rob Moore-drums

Jazz For The Soul @ The Ravenscroft, Jazzbird Lounge, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com. Sun, Jan 23, 6-8 pm, Tom Wakeling-bass, Howard Alden-guitar, Angelo Versace-piano, and Rebecca Kilgore-vocals.; Sun, Feb 27, 6-8 pm, Todd Johnson Tribute to Ray Brown; Sun, Mar 27, West by Northwest Featuring Tom Wakeling-bass, Jason Carder-trumpet, Angelo Versace-piano, and Dom Moio on drums; Sun, April 24, 6-8 pm, The Pocket Protectors featuring Ted Bouras on drums, Iaonnis Goudelis-keyboards, Andy Gross-sax and Selwyn Reams-bass.

La Locanda, 6830 E 5th Ave, Suite 108, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, (480) 284-6511, lalocandaaz.com, 5-8 pm Thurs, Jackie Lopez and Nuance Jazz Trio; Jackie Lopez-vocals, Devon Bridgewater-Trumpet/ Violin/Flugelhorn, Dennis Sexton-Bass, Dan Sieckman-Guitar

Marcellino Ristorante, 7114 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale 85251, 480-990-9500: Thur, Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 6:30 pm, Sima & Her All Star Trio with Mark DeCozio-keyboards, Jerry Donato-sax/flute, Felix Sainz- bass; Sat, Jan 8 & 29, Monte Procopio-The Velvet Voice; Sat, Jan 15, Delphine Cortez-vocals, Joel Robin-keys, Felix Sainz-bass; Sat, Jan 22, Bridget Mayes-vocals & Augie Mendoza-keys

Pita Jungle - Chandler, 1949 W Ray Road, Ste 102, Chandler, AZ 85224, 480-855-3232. PitaJungle.com. Tuesdays, 6:30-9 pm, Pita Jungle Jazz Jam 

Sacred Grounds Jazz Coffeehouse, Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ auditorium, 4425 N. Granite Reef Road (south of Camelback), Scottsdale, 480-946-2900, $5 donation, $3 students, coffee-desserts on sale: Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 pm; Jan 6, Pam Morita Quartet featuring Pam Morita - Vocals/Piano, Andy Gross - Saxophone, Ben Hedquist - Bass, Glenn Davis – Drums; Jan 13, South Mountain Latin Jazz Band, Jan 20, Tom Wakeling Quartet featuring Tom Wakeling - bass, Howard Alden - guitar. Angelo Versace - keys, Dom Moio – drums; Jan 27, Warren Bechhoefer's Organ Night featuring Shea Marshall, Tony Vacca, Wes John Cichosz and Adam Clark, Shea Marshall - Hammond Organ, Tony Vacca – Saxophone, Wes John Cichosz – Guitar, Adam B Clark – Drums/Cymbals

PHOENIX & WEST VALLEY

Avanti, 2728 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix 85016, 602-956-0900, 7-10 pm Fri.-Sat., Charles Lewis-solo piano (lounge), food.

The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004, thenash.org, 602-795-0464. Sun, Jan 2, 3-5 pm, Sunday Matinee with Paul Eirik Melhus; Sun, Jan 2, Sunday Jam led by Stan Sorenson-guitar; Thur, Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, 4-6 pm, Free Admission to Happy Hour with Delphine Cortez and Joel Robin; Sat, Jan 8, 7:30 pm, The Power Trio featuring Mike Kocour-organ, Lewis Nash-drums, Stan Sorenson-guitar; Sun Jan 9, 6 pm, Jam Session led by Raul Yanez-keys; Thur, Jan 13, 7:30 pm, Warren Wolf-vibes with Mayu Saeki-flute; Fri, Jan 14, 7:30 pm, Michael Powers presents Neck and Neck-The Guitar/Bass/Drum/Vocal Summitt with Ella Mae-vocals, Michael Powers-guitar, Stan Sorenson-guitar, Mel Brown-bass, Buddy Banks-drums; Sat Jan 15, 7:30 pm Bob Daniels-A Tribute To Art Farmer; Sun, Jan 16, 6 pm, Jam Session led by Chris Finet-bass; Fri, Jan 21, 7:30 pm, Jermaine Lockhart-saxophone; Sat, Jan 22, Rebecca Kilgore Quartet featuring Howard Alden-guitar; Sun, Jan 22, 6 pm, Jam Session led by Ioannis Goudelis-keyboards; Wed, Jan 26, 7:30 pm, Nicki Parrot Trio; Fri, Jan 28, 7:30 pm, Jackie Lopez & Nuance; Sat, Jan 29, 7:30 pm, Bob Ravenscroft Trio; Sun, Jan 30, 3 pm, Matinee with Francine Reed; Sun, Jan 30, 6 pm, Jam Session led by Beth Lederman-piano;

Jazz For The Soul @ Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church, 14403 N. 75th Ave., Peoria 85381, 623-979-0080, 6-8 pm second Sun. Sept-June., donation requested. Jan 9, 2022, Jerry Donato-Nicole Pesce and Friends featuring Nicole Pesce- piano, Jerry Donato-tenor sax and friends; Feb 13, Delphine Cortez & Joel Robin; Mar 13, Tom Wakeling-West By Northwest featuring Tom Wakeling-bass, Jason Carder-trumpet, Angelo Versace-piano, and Dom Moio on drums; April 10, The Pocket Protectors featuring Ted Bouras on drums, Iaonnis Goudelis-keyboards, Andy Gross-sax and Selwyn Reams-bass.

Westside Blues & Jazz Club, 17045 N 59th Ave #104, Glendale, AZ 85308, westsideblues.com. Sun, Jan 2, 2 pm, Mel Brown & Friends; Thur, Jan 6, 6:30 pm, Big Pete Pearson (blues); Fri, Jan 7, 7:30 pm, Francine Reed & Joel Robin; Sat, Jan 8, 7:30 pm, Cold Shott & Hurricane Horns (blues); Sun, Jan 9, 2 pm, Beth Lederman featuring Steven Powell; Thur, Jan 13, 6:30 pm, Soul Power Band (R & B); Sat, Jan 15, 7:30 pm, Carmela y Mas; Sun, Jan 16, 2 pm, Sandra Bassett; Thur, Jan 20th, 6:30 pm, Chuck Hall Band (blues); Fri, Jan 21, 7:30 pm, Cold Shott & Hurricane Horns (blues); Sat, Jan 22, 7:30 pm, Big Pete Pearson (blues); Sun, Jan 23, 2 pm, Alice Tatum; Fri, Jan 28, 7:30 pm, Sandra Bassett; Sat, Jan 29, 7:30 pm, NOLAZ Band; Sun, Jan 30, 2 pm, Mel Brown & Friends

Wrigley Mansion, 2501 E Telawa Trail, Phoenix, AZ 85016, 602-955-4079, wrigleymansion.com. Fridays, 6-8:30 pm; Call for reservations.


SEDONA

Sedona Jazz @ The Church, St Lukes Anglican Church, 2700 AZ-179 (Highway 179 & Meadowlark Drive), Sedona, AZ 86336, episcopalnet.org. Due to the continuous concern regarding coronavirus and its innumerable variants, the Chamber Jazz series for 2021-2022 has been cancelled.  Fans who have purchased tickets will receive a notice from PayPal and will be refunded.

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2022 CONCERT CALENDAR

Jan, 9 (Sunday), Charles Lewis Quintet plus Alice Tatum, 2 pm, $24, $28 (cabaret table), Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Jazz Lounge, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Jan 13 (Thursday), Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin, 7 pm, $33.50–$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

Jan 15 (Saturday), Lakeshore Music Presents the Bill Cunliffe Trio, 7:30 pm, $60, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85255 (in the Scottsdale Perimeter Complex) 800-785-3318, lakeshoremusic.org

Jan 16, 2022 (Sunday), Cyrille Aimee, Adonis Rose & New Orleans Jazz Orchestra’s NOJO7 (No Joe 7), 7:30 pm, $40-$55, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Jan 20, 2022 (Thursday), Jazz At Lincoln Center With Wynton Marsalis, 7:30 pm, $40-$80, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa AZ 85201, 480-644-6500, mesaartscenter.com

Jan 21 (Friday), The Black Market Trust, 7:30 pm, $32-$42, Del E Webb Center for the Performing Arts, 1090 S. Vulture Mine Road, Wickenburg, Arizona 85390, 928-684-6624, dewpac.org. The Black Market Trust is an American Traditional Pop/Vocal Jazz group from Los Angeles who combine the sounds of the legendary American crooners and vocal groups with the fire and energy of Gypsy Jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt.

Jan. 22 (Saturday), Paris Chansons, 7 pm, $38.50–$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

Jan 24 (Sunday) & Jan 25 (Monday), Herb Alpert and Lani Hall, (sold out), 7 pm, $69.50–$85.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

Jan. 28 (Friday), Beth Lederman and Jazz Con Alma featuring Steven Powell, 7:30 pm, $17, $28, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Jan 31 (Monday) Arizona Musicfest presents Sergio Mendes, 7:30 pm, $49, $64, $84, Highlands Church, 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, azmusicfest.org, 480-422-8449.

Feb 4 (Friday), Arizona Musicfest Presents Steve Tyrell, 7:30 pm, $49-$84, Highlands Church, 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, azmusicfest.org, 480-422-8449.

Feb 6 (Sunday), Karrin Allyson, 7 pm, $38.50–$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

Feb. 8 (Tuesday), Django Jazz Duets - Tim Kliphuis & Jimmy Grant, 7:30 pm, $17, $28, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Feb. 9 (Wednesday), Gregory Porter, $45-$75, 7:30 pm, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scott38.50-$49.50, $sdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Feb 11 (Friday), Kandace Springs, 7 pm, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

Feb 11 ( Friday), Mardi Gras Mambo featuring Dirty Dozen Brass Band & Nathan & the Zydeco Cha-Chas, 8 pm, $36-$26, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Feb 15 (Tuesday), Steve Gadd Band, 7 pm & 9 pm, $28-50-$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

Feb 19 (Saturday), Lakeshore Music Presents The Tierney Sutton Band, 7:30 pm, $60, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85255 (in the Scottsdale Perimeter Complex) 800-785-3318, lakeshoremusic.org

Feb 25 (Friday), Kenny Barron Trio, 7 pm, $44.50-$59.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

Mar 1 (Tuesday), ASU Jazz Mardi Gras!, 7:30 pm, $5 livestream/$10, $15, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Mar 6, 2022 (Sunday), World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, 3 pm, $24-$40, Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N Arizona Ave., Chandler AZ, chandlercenter.org, 480-782-2680

Mar 6, 2022 (Sunday), 7:30 pm, Jazz At Lincoln Center Presents Songs We Love, $38-58, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Mar. 7 (Monday), Callaway Sisters: Sibling Rivalry, featuring Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway. 7:30 pm, $35-$72, 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, azmusicfest.org, 480-422-8449.

Mar 9 (Wednesday), The Hot Sardines, 7 pm & 9 pm, $33.50-$54.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

Mar. 10 (Thursday), The Hot Sardines, 8 pm, $35-$55, Vista Center For The Arts, 15660 N Parkview Place, Surprise, AZ 85374, thevistaaz.com

Mar 10 (Thursday), Milos, 7:30 pm, $38.50-$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

Mar 11 (Friday), Stacey Kent, 7:30 pm, $44.50-$59.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

Mar 16 (Wednesday), Buddy Guy, 7:30 pm, $58-$88, Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N Arizona Ave., Chandler AZ, chandlercenter.org, 480-782-2680

Mar 19 (Saturday), Lakeshore Music Presents the Corey Christiansen Quartet, 7:30 pm, $50, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85255 (in the Scottsdale Perimeter Complex) 800-785-3318, lakeshoremusic.org

Mar 20 (Sunday), Get Happy! Michael Feinstein Celebrates the Judy Garland Centennial, 3 pm, $79-$109, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Mar 26 (Saturday), Ledisi Sings Nina, 7:30 pm, $52-$125, Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N Arizona Ave., Chandler AZ, chandlercenter.org, 480-782-2680

Mar 26, (Saturday), Pioneering Women In Jazz: Charanee Wade, Camille Thurman and Tahira Clayton Pay Tribute To Bessie, Billie & Nina, 8 pm, $36-$48, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

Mar 28 (Monday), Matthew Whitaker, 7 pm, $44.50-$54.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

April 1 (Friday), Chris Botti, 7:30 pm, $85-$95, Del E Webb Center for the Performing Arts, 1090 S. Vulture Mine Road, Wickenburg, Arizona 85390, 928-684-6624, dewpac.org.

April 7 (Thursday), Chris Botti, 7:30 pm, $50-$88, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa AZ 85201, 480-644-6500, mesaartscenter.com

April 13 (Wednesday), She, Hers, Ours with Jazz Con Alma and Holly Pyle, 7:30 pm, $17, $18, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E 2nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

April 16 (Saturday), Lakeshore Music Presents the Tamir Hendelman Trio, 7:30 pm, $60, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85255 (in the Scottsdale Perimeter Complex) 800-785-3318, lakeshoremusic.org

April 22 (Friday), John Scofield, 7 pm & 9 pm, $28.50-$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

May 12 (Tuesday), Jazz Noir with Dmitri Matheny, 7:30 pm, $17, $28, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E 2nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

May 21 (Saturday), Lakeshore Music Presents the Billy Childs Quartet, 7:30 pm, $70, The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85255 (in the Scottsdale Perimeter Complex) 800-785-3318, lakeshoremusic.org

May 21, 2022 (Saturday), 8 pm, Vijay Iyer Sextet, $32-$48, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, AZ, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

May 26, 2022 (Thursday), 7:30 pm, Dizzy Gillespie All Stars Featuring Paquito D’Rivera, $28-$55, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale, AZ, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS (8587)

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ORGANIZATIONS

Jazz in Arizona (JIA) is a non-profit community arts organization whose mission is to encourage the local performance and appreciation of Jazz music - America’s great original art form. 602-750-7045 or thenash.org

Arizona Classic Jazz Society
is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of classic (traditional) jazz, one of America´s original art forms. The Society sponsors monthly concerts and the annual Arizona Classic Jazz Festival, It has a scholarship program to support promising young musicians and reaches out into schools by presenting instructive live jazz performances. P.B.M. 204 9666 E. Riggs Road, Suite 114, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248-7410 Tel : (602) 922-7741 www.azclassicjazz.org

Phoenix Blues Society supports local and national music, Blues culture and heritage, arts education, and more. Monthly membership meetings are held at area local clubs on the second Wednesday evening of every month, followed by live music. www.phoenixblues.org

Southern Arizona Blues Heritage Foundation is an all volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to creating an active and vital Blues and Heritage scene through promotion of live performances, education and raising awareness of the music and culture in southern Arizona. azblues.org

Tucson Jazz Society is devoted to promoting and preserving America´s original music--jazz. The Society seeks to assure continuity of this music through concerts, festivals, media activities and youth programs. A major emphasis is to provide work for instrumentalists and vocalists through society-sponsored activities and joint ventures with allied cultural, educational, and commercial organizations throughout southern Arizona. tucsonjazz.org

Prescott Jazz Society is dedicated specifically to assisting, advancing, supporting, promoting, and advocating the development and enjoyment of jazz music in northern Arizona. pjazz.org